Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
How GCs Use Social Media to Hire Law Firms
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What do lawyers and Pakistani factory workers have in common? More than you think. Especially when it comes to innovation....more
There’s no point in connecting to the other lawyers in your firm on LinkedIn, right? I mean, you already know them. Wrong. LinkedIn.com, the premier social network for professionals across the world, isn’t just about...more
..Since launching its Google+ social network three years ago, Google has insisted that Google+ users use only their real names on the network — no pseudonyms. Perhaps in an effort to attract more users to Google+, the...more
According to an article in The New York Times this week, high level executives make up the majority of tablet users in the workplace. That may change, though, as in the workplace tablet usage increases. It was predicted this...more
From Around the Web
- Widening the Net: Solo and small firm lawyers are doing the same marketing activities week after week. But they’ll need to expand efforts if they want their firms to actually grow. (Solo Practice...more
A simple search on Linked-In, Facebook, and Twitter reveals that social media is connected with the construction industry in significant ways. In one respect, a growing number of construction professionals intentionally...more
The Mysterious Disappearance of the LinkedIn Activity Feed
The LinkedIn activity feed is back.
Last December, LinkedIn quietly removed the activity feed from each user’s profile. The activity feed sat just below...more
Jurors are expected to decide cases based on evidence they see and hear in the courtroom, after deliberating while sequestered from outside influences. For decades, courts have enforced rules and practices designed to make...more
Are you running a “feast or famine” practice? If you are overwhelmed with work and have no time to develop business… then when you’re finished with the work at hand there is nothing on the horizon… THAT my friend is a feast...more
Social media provides an extraordinary means not only to communicate and share information, but also to obtain information that may lead to incriminating, exculpatory and impeachment evidence for use in discovery and at...more
It appears that California’s consumer-friendly Unfair Competition Law, Cal. Bus & Prof. Code §17200 et seq. (“UCL”), encompasses claims made regarding website privacy policies. In In re LinkedIn User Privacy Litigation, No....more
“It’s not you, it’s me.” This classic line has been used for years to let a soon-to-be-ex-girlfriend down easy. For the last few years, law firm use of LinkedIn has absolutely exploded. Yet Twitter usage is still in the...more
For one brief, bright, shining moment in the history of mass human communication, everyone had the ability to talk to everyone else and no corporate gatekeeper was not in control. In that moment — after the mass media no...more
Approximately 97% of lawyers never share on Linkedin. Some of them don’t even know the option to share articles exists. To share an update, you simply log into LinkedIn, and go to the top of the homepage. I sometimes show...more
Welcome to The Roundup for the week ending May 2. We have lots of thought-provoking pieces to share.
From Around the Web -
If You Had to do it All Over Again, Would You Go to Law School? An SPU student shares...more
On March 28, the California federal judge presiding over the suit against LinkedIn Corp. (LinkedIn) — which stems from a data breach from 2012 — denied LinkedIn’s motion to dismiss, and permitted the suit to proceed based on...more
This morning my friend Michelle Golden posted the story about an individual named Heather Bussing that deleted her LinkedIn account because she disagreed with the terms of services. You can see the entire post here: Why I...more
Let me start out by saying I was wrong — I’ve been wrong about things before. The new research coming out from Buffer.com on this post shows that we may be writing blog posts that aren’t quite long enough....more
For years me I’ve been encouraging professionals to connect with alumni from their law schools as well as the universities where they attended undergrad. LinkedIn has now made significant changes to the way they organize...more
I’ve heard this question from two different highly successful partners at big law firms in the last month. What is LinkedIn? Isn’t it obvious? It’s a collection of professionals networked using a common website where they...more
Experts Tell EEOC That Use of Social Media by Employers, Applicants and Employees May Implicate the Laws EEOC Enforces -
WASHINGTON-The use of social media has become pervasive in today's workplace and, as a result, is...more
It is always worthwhile to talk about current developments in the area of social media and employment law, and to look back at their contextual import. Much of the fun, however, lies in playing the forecasting game, and...more
During 2013, I spoke to thousands of lawyers across the United States, Canada and England about how to develop business using the professional social network LinkedIn.com. I heard almost every question imaginable, but the one...more
The Catapult Conference is less than two weeks away. Have you started networking with the speakers on social media yet? If your answer is “no,” then you’re missing a big opportunity....more
Did you give up on Twitter within 24 hours of signing up? Did you share a first tweet that said “so, I guess I’m on Twitter,” and then never return? You aren’t alone. And I think I know why.
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